Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 145 97
Rank change year-on-year +50 -48 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.03% 0.84% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.33% 4.39% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 45
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.15% -23.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £21,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +2.86%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 256 410 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.91% 19.09% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 207 333 334
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £69,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +12 8 £43,500 +93.33% 1
Cirencester -10 5 £38,000 +16.92%
Stroud - 4 £30,000 -
Gloucester +28 2 £50,000 +29.87%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) VLAN
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) C
5 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 9 (31.03%) MPLS
5 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.69%) Dell
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
8 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Aruba
8 5 (17.24%) REST

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
2 4 (13.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Route 53
2 4 (13.79%) Serverless
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) VLAN
3 9 (31.03%) MPLS
3 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
5 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) Broadband
6 4 (13.79%) SAN
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) Intranet
7 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.90%) DHCP
8 2 (6.90%) FTP
8 2 (6.90%) IPv4
8 2 (6.90%) IPv6
8 2 (6.90%) NAS
8 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.79%) PostCSS
1 4 (13.79%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Change Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) REST
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) CSS3
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
3 4 (13.79%) React
3 4 (13.79%) Sass
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) BDD
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Content Management
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM
3 4 (13.79%) Microservices
3 4 (13.79%) OOP
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Transpiler
4 3 (10.34%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) ES6
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) VMFS
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 6 (20.69%) Dell
6 5 (17.24%) Aruba
7 4 (13.79%) Juniper
8 3 (10.34%) HP
9 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.90%) Avaya
9 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
9 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.90%) Sophos
10 1 (3.45%) F5
10 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.45%) Meraki
10 1 (3.45%) New Relic
10 1 (3.45%) Solace
10 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.45%) Veeam